A stay at the Etihad towers in Abu Dhabi is to be in the lap of luxury with a view. The host of this panoramic and tailor made experience is none other than Jumeirah, a hotel chain and experience associated with the high standards of Middle Eastern hospitality. Located with a line of sight to the famed Emirates Palace and the Corniche it is a skyscraper filled with wonderful comforts.
At first glance the hotel offers many benefits, not only is it a great city location, but it is situated in the office spaces, shopping spaces, restaurant venues and social spots of the city’s upper crust lifestyle options. First arrival brings one amidst the towers and a covered roundabout is a spot to drop off a vehicle for complimentary valet, whether one is stopping by for a drink or for an extended stay.
The lobby area is massive, its grand space adorned with fine stones, chandeliers and appointments easily hosts the throngs of tourists shoppers and guests. Any feelings of the place being impersonal vanish upon check in where the staff make sure to get you situated in the best and most efficient way possible.
The defining terms of the hotel are comfort and cosmopolitan. Indeed the high rise experience and the lofty views allow one to realize this is a super modern perch in a real world capital. Rooms have views of the Arabian Gulf and comprise 382 rooms and suites total. The hotel offers an additional 199 residences which provide for all the demands of living or touring in a home like atmosphere abroad. Rooms are appointed with integrated technologies, luxury
More than many other five star hotels the Jumeirah tower and Etihad campus boasts line up of the city’s best varied culinary options. What is even more attractive is that prices are approachable considering one is dining in the central complex of a world capital. Li Beirut is considered the best Lebanese restaurant in the country and it has impeccable service along with savory dishes. Nahaam and the Lobby Lounge offer an impressive array of anytime foods served with care and class. Ray’s bar is the panoramic spot from which to sip cocktails and enjoy hookah as well as great beats. Scott’s is a renowned seafood pavilion with an iconic architecture out over the water. Rosewater is the site for good dining as well as buffet options for breakfast and half board.
There are several pools accessible with constant attendants as well as life guards. The space overlooks the beach which is only accessible to hotel guests and residents. Changing areas and showers are available on site too. There is a Talise Spa with 13 treatment rooms and an exceptional retreat atmosphere. The menu of treatments is lengthy and a recent best in area Spa award speaks volues about the place. Six P gym has state of the art machines for all levels of fitness as well as handy personal trainers. It is open from 6am-11pm daily. A full 2 story mall occupies the front foyer with a jaw dropping display of fine luxury items.